Rubin after performing on a Royal Caribbean Cruise, on November 28, 2009.
June 26, 1976 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Residence||New York, New York|
|Occupation||Comedian, blogger, radio personality, television personality|
|Known for||The Young Turks, The Rubin Report, The Six Pack|
Dave Rubin (born June 26, 1976)  is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, and television personality. He is the creator and host of political comedy talk show The Rubin Report, part of The Young Turks Network, and is also host of TYT140, which provides the top news stories of the day in 140 seconds or less. Previously he was the host of The Six Pack podcast and radio show on Sirius XM Radio.
Dave Rubin was born in Brooklyn, New York, grew up in Syosset, Long Island and resided for 13 years on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, New York City. He is of Jewish descent and the oldest of three siblings. In 1994 Dave Rubin graduated from Syosset High School. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University in 1998. After nine years working as a comedian, Rubin publicly came out as gay in 2006.
Dave Rubin was the co-founder of several successful comedy clubs in New York City, including Comedy Company NY in Times Square. He was the co-creator of the public-access television series The Anti-Show, which was filmed at NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Following his success in the comedy scene, he was the host of two popular podcasts, Hot Gay Comics and The Ben and Dave Show. Both podcasts were turned into a television series on the here! television network. Dave Rubin co-created and co-hosted a new podcast in May 2009, The Six Pack, which went on to become a top podcast on iTunes. In October 2011, The Six Pack was picked up by Sirius XM Radio and began its run as a live talk show until its end in December 2012.
In January 2013, Dave Rubin made the decision to move on from radio and focus on his television career. He was offered his own talk show, The Rubin Report, on The Young Turks Network and moved from New York City to film his new show in Los Angeles.
Dave has appeared on The O'Reilly Factor (Fox News), Larry King Now, The Joy Behar Show (HLN), The Young Turks (Current TV), Geraldo Rivera Radio (KABC (AM)), and HuffPost Live. He has been featured in The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, and New York Magazine.
In 2013 Dave was nominated by LA Weekly for Funniest Twitter. His tweets bring humor and attention to political issues and have been featured in Time magazine, Politico, AOL, and Salon.
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